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The Book of Bread (1903) by Owen Simmons

    I stumbled upon a remarkable treasure – a public domain book dated back to 1903, entitled ‘The Book of Bread’ by Owen Simmons. Owen Simmons asserts that ‘A little knowledge is a dangerous thing.’

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    Bread as Art

      North Carolina-based baker Hannah P. brings art into artisan bread. She sculpts bread with patterns and color. Her bread is out of this world. The bread looks too pretty to eat.

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      Bread Lamps?

        Nothing like a lit-up baguette lamp to entice a romantic evening. Each baguette is made from bread flour, cake flour, salt, yeast, LEDs, and batteries. Pampshade creates a unique ambiance with illuminated bread, buns, and croissant.

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        Will the Breadbot make bakers’ jobs toast

          One day in the future, you will be able to buy hot fresh bread from a robot. Introducing the Breadbot, the fully automated machine is in house bakery that makes a loaf in six minutes without any baker. Wilkinson Baking Company, the maker of the Breadbot, can bake 235 pieces of bread a day. The Breadbot is more of a spectacle for entertainment.

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          Post-apocalyptic bread in a can

            It’s the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine because I have bread in a can to survive. The canned bread comes in six flavors; plain, coffee, chocolate, caramel, strawberry, and milk.

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            Sultanas of swing: Sun-dried raisin sandwich

              I am sure kids in Australia were jumping with glee knowing their mothers made them a “sultana raisin currant” sandwich for lunch. I guess that’s the easy way to make a raisin bread. What no cinnamon sprinkles?